Available Services for Ozone in Outdoor Air
The NJDEP's Bureau of Air Monitoring measures air pollution levels in New Jersey around the clock and compares them to national health standards. Updates and forecasts are sent to the wire services and other media, and health advisories are also issued when air pollution reaches unhealthful levels. The NJDEP's Bureau of Air Monitoring web site contains information on current air quality as well as historic trends. The web site is: [http://www.njaqinow.net/] The USEPA compiles air quality data from around the country and presents it to the public on the following web site: [http://www.airnow.gov] The NJDEP will notify interested people and organizations via e-mail when unhealthy air quality is forecast. To sign up for this service, send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org with one line in the message body (not in the subject): subscribe airadvisory. You will get two messages in reply; copy the authorization line from the "Confirmation" message and send it as the only line in your message, back to email@example.com. Throughout the summer, as part of the nightly news, local TV networks freqeuently broadcast a map showing the next day's air quality forecast for the different regions of the state. Check your TV listings for channel information.